Simple Lightbox Plugin

Price: FREE
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Contributors: Archetyped
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License: GPLv2
Tags: lightbox, gallery, photography, images, theme, template, style
Requires at least: 5.3
Tested up to: 5.3
Requires PHP: 7.2
Stable tag: trunk

The highly customizable lightbox for WordPress

== Description ==
Simple Lightbox is a very simple and customizable lightbox that is easy to add to your WordPress website.

#### Features

Options for customizing the lightbox behavior are located in the **Appearance > Lightbox** admin menu (or just click the **Settings** link below the plugin's name when viewing the list of installed plugins)

* Automatically activate links (no manual coding required)
* Automatically resize lightbox to fit in window
* Customize lightbox with **themes**
* Mobile-optimized responsive themes included
* Customizable lightbox animations
* Infinitely customizable with **add-ons**
* Supports WordPress **image attachment** links
* Supports links in **widgets**
* Keyboard Navigation
* Display media metadata (caption, description, etc.) in lightbox
* Enable Lightbox depending on Page Type (Home, Pages, Archive, etc.)
* Group image links (play as a slideshow)
* Group image links by Post (separate slideshow for each post on page)

#### Usage

1. Insert links to images/image attachments into your posts/pages

**That's it! The image will be displayed in a lightbox automatically.**

* For more usage tips, go to [Simple Lightbox's official page](

== Installation ==

1. Install and activate SLB
1. Verify that your site's theme uses the `wp_head()`, `wp_footer()`, & `the_content()` template tags (standard in any professional theme)

== Upgrade Notice ==

= 2.8.0 =
Faster link processing & other optimizations (WordPress 5.3+ & PHP 7.2+ required).

= 2.7.0 =
Fixes & improvements. PHP 5.4+ Required.

== Frequently Asked Questions ==

Get more information on [Simple Lightbox's official page](

== Screenshots ==

1. Lightbox Customization Options
2. Light Theme
3. Dark Theme

== Changelog ==

= 2.8.0 =

* Update: WordPress 5.3+ required.
* Update: PHP 7.2+ required.
* Optimize: Link detection up to 2x faster.
* Optimize: Options data handling.
* Optimize: Default title filtering.
* Optimize: Standardize media item data structure to avoid conflicts with third-party data.
* Optimize: Load only necessary media item properties in browser.
* Optimize: Filter all media items (instead of each individual item).
* Filter Removed: `media_item_properties` (single item).
* Filter Added: `media_items` (all items).
* Fix: `area` elements included in link detection (This is Jim's Area).

[See full changelog](

Simple Lightbox Plugin
Price: FREE

Simple Lightbox is a very simple and customizable lightbox that is easy to add to your WordPress website.

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